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#1. As I was smoothing on the last handful across the top of my thigh, I noticed I had company. Lewus was standing there watching me, eyes half-closed but not in the least sleepy. He'd put on his blue jeans, but nothing else ... very sexy.
I couldn't help but take in the view. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#2. I was a bit of a handful when I was a kid because I was quite hyperactive. Even in the house my mum used to put me in my pram because I was so full-on. - Author: Zayn Malik
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#3. Soaking them in buckets of seawater, to which she'd add a handful of cornmeal and a rusty nail. She'd agitate the water several times a day, and change the water after twelve hours. - Author: Ruth Ozeki
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#4. I think that when you've only lived 17 years, you don't have, you haven't had a full canon of experiences, so every moment that you have here feels like the last moment in the world, because you've only had a handful of whatever those moments are. - Author: Eric Mabius
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#5. They say it's a dangerous experiment to include dreams (actual dreams or otherwise) in the fiction you write. Only a handful of writers - and I'm talking the most talented - are able to pull off the irrational synthesis you find in dreams. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#6. The underlying assumption that human nature is basically the same at all times, everywhere, and obeys eternal laws beyond human control, is a conception that only a handful of bold thinkers have dared to question. - Author: Isaiah Berlin
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#7. Everyone goes to the same exhibitions and the same parties, stays in the same handful of hotels, eats at the same no-star restaurants, and has almost the same opinions. I adore the art world, but this is copycat behavior in a sphere that prides itself on independent thinking. - Author: Jerry Saltz
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#8. I thought he knew me better than most ... Then one nigh Jack brought me flowers, a handful of fading daisies he'd picked up at a farm stand, but flowers all the same. That was the end; that was how he ruined everything. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#9. If I were to die thinking that I'd written three poems that people might read after me, I would feel that I hadn't lived in vain. Great poets might expect the whole body of their work, but most of us - well, I would settle for a handful. - Author: Andrew Motion
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#10. In those days, I straddled more than a handful of worlds, which is also to say I belonged wholly to none. - Author: Suzanne Rindell
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#11. Just for a handful of silver he left us, Just for a riband to stick in his coat. - Author: Robert Browning
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#12. there's no beauty without poignancy and there's no poignancy without the feeling that it's going, men, names, books, houses--bound for dust--mortal--"
a small boy appeared beside them and, swinging a handful of banana peels, flung them valiantly in the direction of the potomac. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#13. My dad came over to the house ... went into his pocket and pulled out a handful of money, and began to pass it out to the children ... This was the same man who, when I was his child, I would ask him for 50 cents, this man would tell me his life's story. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#14. If a handful of people look at the making of the film and realize, "Oh, my god!" It was so complicated. It was like doing quantum physics calculations every day while you're telling a joke. It was so insane! So, they can feel my pain. - Author: Rob Letterman
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#15. Las Vegas has the type of audience - and they haven't changed since my father's days - they're still boring and bored. And there's only that handful of artists that they really enjoy and know how to respond to. - Author: Natalie Cole
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#16. Only a handful of men and women leave an imprint on the conscience of a nation and on the history that they helped shape. - Author: Barack Obama
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#17. If I take dust in my hand and ask you if that is all the dust there is, you will answer that dust is everywhere on earth. More specks than can ever be numbered. So I can give you a handful of truth only. Besides this there are other truths. More than can ever be numbered. - Author: Nadeem Aslam
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#18. Scientific research is a bottomless money pit. You can approximate Doing Science to standing on the Crack of Doom throwing banknotes down it by the double-handful, in the hope that if you choke the volcano with enough paper it will cough up the One Ring. - Author: Charles Stross
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#19. Most people that I know don believe that a handful of corporations request sit together without disclosure, by the way, and pump hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars into the political process. That is not the democracy that many of us believe America should be. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#20. a handful of crumpled stars - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#21. There are but a handful of times in the history of our country when there occurs a transformation so remarkable that a molt seems to take place, and an altered country begins to emerge. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#22. You can take a handful of dollars, a good story, and people with passion and make a movie that will stand up against any $70 million movie. - Author: Jason Patric
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#23. I felt so much pride, so much love. You get a handful of days like this in a lifetime. Take in every minute. They'll be over soon enough, and you never know what tomorrow will bring. - Author: Tucker Elliot
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#24. I cried because nineteen years of living could leave behind no more lasting memorial than a few carefully adjusted impressions of a character in a handful of mortal minds. - Author: Valerie Fitzgerald
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#25. People don't know what they are striving for. They waste themselves in senseless thrashing around for the sake of a handful of goods and die without realizing their spiritual wealth. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#26. The way that a handful of corporations in Los Angeles dictate how our stories are told creates a real poverty of imagination and it's a big problem. - Author: Alex Cox
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#27. All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom. - Author: William C. Bryant
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#28. There was a time in Africa the people could fly. Mauma told me this one night when I was ten years old. She said, Handful, your granny-mauma saw it for herself. She say they flew over trees and clouds. She say they flew like blackbirds. When we came here, we left that magic behind. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#29. So we keep asking, over and over
Until a handful of earth
Stops our mouths-
But is that an answer? - Author: Heinrich Heine
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#30. At the time of independence in 1975, Mozambique was extremely poor. Many Portuguese residents abandoned the country, leaving only a handful of well-educated Mozambicans to try to run the country. - Author: Henning Mankell
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#31. Cover me with soft earth, and let each handful be mixed With seeds ofjasmine, lilies, and myrtle; and when they Grow above me and thrive on my body's element they will Breathe the fragrance of my heart into space. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#32. But Angela had at least 30% more viewers on the same night at the same time. I mean, she wiped everybody out. But the sponsors don't care when she had the most people. They only care about if there was only a handful of young viewers on the other one. - Author: Sharon Gless
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#33. I used to drum on the table at school. I think a handful of my school reports say that they thought I might have some kind of ADD because I was making sounds. I was far from being an ADD child. I was actually quite quiet and well-behaved. But I used to drum on things. - Author: Jamie Cullum
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#34. It is the same game that Moonlight Graham played in 1905. It is a living part of history, like calico dresses, stone crockery, and threshing crews eating at outdoor tables. It continually reminds us of what was, like an Indian-head penny in a handful of new coins. - Author: W.P. Kinsella
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#35. Only a handful of people are honest when they sing. A lot of people sing about very vague things, or they'll sing about someone breaking up with them, but a lot of people don't go too deep into their past and stuff, because they don't want it to be let out. I just do it anyway. - Author: Ronnie Radke
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#36. I find men's clothing fascinating because sometime between, say, 1930 and 1936 a handful of basic shapes were created and still prevail as a sort of scale of expression, with which every man can project his own personality and his own dignity. - Author: Yves Saint-Laurent
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#37. Popped a handful of pills, washing them down with a bottle of water. It was Yolanda. The officers and BH team were standing not twenty feet away from her and didn't recognize her. They were laughing and joking. I need to get there, now. This isn't a joke. - Author: Victor Methos
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#38. Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don't even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English. - Author: Michael Moore
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#39. I can show you fear in a handful of dust - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#40. I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#41. Science is one of a handful of things that defines us as a very special species. It is amazing how far we have been able to get and how accurate our predictions are. I think understanding how the universe was born is very important. It really gives us a perspective on many things. - Author: Yuri Milner
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#42. In leading People, take a page from parenting: Establish a handful of rules, repeat yourself a lot, and act consistently with those rules. This is the role and power of Core Values. If discovered and used effectively, these values guide all the relationship decisions and systems in the company. - Author: Verne Harnish
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#43. I do not know why you two are circling each other like stars. It is not my cosmic dance. But I do know that you come asking for one another, when only a few strides and a handful of stairs divide you. - Author: V.E Schwab
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#44. Vaccination programs were instituted in the late 1930s, and the first handful of autistic babies were noted in the early 1940s. When vaccination programs were expanded after the war, the number of autistic children increased greatly. - Author: Harris L Coulter
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#45. I'd rather excite the imagination of a legion of readers and make pennies from each of them than hold off for a larger chunk of change from only a handful of fans. - Author: Hugh Howey
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#46. I bet you a handful of Chili's coupons that Jesus had a foot fetish. - Author: Corey Taylor
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#47. It is too disgusting to contemplate that a handful of men keep millions of women from being constitutional citizens of this land. - Author: Marguerite Rawalt
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#48. Me in high school, I was kind of a loner. I had a handful of friends. I'd eat my lunch in my car every day in my senior year. I went to ballet. I was a ballerina, so I was very focused on that. You kind of have to be. That was two-thirds of my week, going to ballet class. - Author: Olesya Rulin
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#49. The good traders are the ones who can hold their ground the majority of the month and participate in that small handful of trades that are windfalls. The real skill is in not LOSING money! - Author: Linda Bradford Raschke
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#50. She tossed a handful of snow at his face, then shrieked as the wind whipped it back into her own.
Red hooted. "Karma's a boomerang, sweetheart. Don't forget it. - Author: Roxanne Snopek
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#51. I was a handful growing up. - Author: Olivia Wilde
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#52. Critics of the system say they want to get enough people involved to dilute the handful of wealthy donors and big-money groups who are essentially drowning out everybody else. - Author: Anonymous
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#53. It doesn't take long to persuade each other to stop seeing a person as a person. And when enough people are quiet for long enough, a handful of voices can give the impression that everyone is screaming. - Author: Fredrik Backman
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#54. What we have created instead, as customers and employers and investors, is mountains of paper wealth so enormous that a handful of people in charge of them can take millions and billions for themselves without hurting anyone. Apparently.

Many members of my generation are disappointed. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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#55. Slowly, her slim hand smoothed over the swell of his buttock, lingering there. A shocked laugh choked his throat, the sound muddled by a stifled groan that her intrigued touch elicited. The saucy little sneak thief was copping a feel. He felt inclined to turn around and let her get a handful. - Author: Kristen Callihan
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#56. I fantasized about being a psychology major when I first started school, and I took a handful of Psych 101 classes. - Author: Claire Danes
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#57. [Depression is] like combating the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse with a handful of popcorn. But that handful of popcorn keeps you going. There is no sense in going on, there is no sense in any of those things, but thank God one does not live by reason alone. - Author: James Tiptree Jr.
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#58. Pink Floyd are one of a handful of bands I've listened to a lot and whose concerts I've been to. I love the experience. I don't dance; I just jig up and down like everybody else. - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#59. It is a fact: Of all the people we ever know in our lifetime, the only thing we have in common with them is a handful of shared experiences. - Author: Joel T. McGrath
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#60. In my life, I had lost only two things: my favorite pair of gloves and a handful of my favorite people. But now? Now I was starting to lose the ground under my feet. - Author: Orson De Witt
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#61. My daughter is a real migraine sufferer; the minute she has a handful of Haribo sweets, she gets a headache. There's a connection between what the liver can't break down with what goes on to trigger a headache. You just have to be aware. - Author: Sheherazade Goldsmith
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#62. When I was auditioning for 'Gotham,' I got a handful of comics from different decades, so I had a perspective - it's been around for 75 years, which is a long time. - Author: Cory Michael Smith
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#63. I always leave a box of unsalted almonds in my house. A handful of those are a good snack that should keep you satisfied. - Author: Jenna Ushkowitz
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#64. If I'm going to produce something, it's going to be with somebody I think is special. Once I go beyond a handful of directors, like Scorsese, there are very few I want to work with. - Author: Irwin Winkler
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#65. life slips out of hands, just like handful sand;does not matter how hard you press to protect it will anyhow flow out the hands. - Author: Deepika Chamoli
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#66. Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources. - Author: Bobby Scott
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#67. It takes a hell of a lot for a man to put up with me. I can be a handful. - Author: Michael Jordan
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#68. There was no lightbulb moment in the story of the lightbulb. By the time Edison flipped the switch at the Pearl Street station, a handful of other firms were already selling their own models of incandescent electric lamps. - Author: Steven Johnson
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#69. A handful of patience is worth a bushel of brains - Author: Hobart Brown
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#70. The majority of the common people loathe war and pray for peace; only a handful of individuals, whose evil joys depend on general misery, desire war. - Author: Desiderius Erasmus
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#71. Clearly North Korea is a very strange situation because it is such an isolated country run by a handful of dictators, or maybe just one, who seems to be somewhat paranoid. And, who had nuclear weapons. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#72. Death is a thief, the grandest perpetrator of larceny of all. It robs the potential of all the things left undone and reimburses the living with bits of memories that, with each day, pass through the fingers like a handful of sand. - Author: Ron Perlman
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#73. He wrote that it would take only a handful of super-enhanced individuals - those with a superior intelligence - to change the world through their creativity and discoveries, innovations that could be shared globally. - Author: James Rollins
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#74. We each have a handful of those moments, the ones we take out to treasure only rarely, like jewels, when we looked up from our lives and realized: I'm happy. - Author: Tim Kreider
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#75. Chemistry cannot be manufactured or forced, so Wild Flag was not a sure thing, it was a 'maybe,' a 'possibility.' But after a handful of practice sessions, spread out over a period of months, I think we all realized that we could be greater than the sum of our parts. - Author: Carrie Brownstein
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#76. There are very few heroines in literature who have defined their lives morally rather than romantically and likewise but a handful in film. - Author: Molly Haskell
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#77. A handful of good life is better than a bushel of learning. - Author: George Herbert
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#78. From an evil dog be glad of a handful of hairs. - Author: Alexander Pushkin
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#79. Mother's Eden: Does your Matthew ... Well, does he make you feel as if he just handed you a handful of Stars?
Eden: He make me feel as if he handed me the moon as well, Mama. Maybe the whole universe. - Author: Catherine Anderson
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#80. Manchester United have risen to the pinnacle of the English game at a time when the rewards are so high - thanks to the ticket to the Champions League - that they have resources that only a handful of other sides, through merit or the exploitation of the people of Russia, can approach. - Author: Phil Cornwell
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#81. What kind of performance would your car deliver if every morning before you left for work you scooped up a double handful of dirt and put it into your crankcase? That fine engine would soon be a mess, unable to do what you want it to do. - Author: David J. Schwartz
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#82. I understand, certain scenes have to have a lot of takes. As an actor, I think it's quite nice to have a handful of takes, because you don't want to do it once or twice; I think once or twice sometimes is quite terrifying because you don't really feel like you've given them what you want. - Author: Luke Evans
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#83. We must treat ideas somewhat as though they were baby fish. Throw thousands out into the waters. Only a handful will survive but that is plenty. - Author: Anne Heywood
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#84. I always thought of the stars like a handful of gems that God randomly tossed across the sky, saying, 'Here, go wherever you please. - Author: Chelsea Vanderbeek
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#85. I started out with almost entirely black fans except for a little handful of people in the horror writers' community, and those people really liked horror, you know. They will go to any lengths and read whomever they can find because they like that feeling of being scared. - Author: Tananarive Due
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#86. I promised to empower the taxpayer - instead of a handful of big government union bosses. - Author: Scott Walker
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#87. As a handful of sand thrown into the ocean, so are the sins of all flesh as compared with the mind of God. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#88. I gazed up at the stars as I waited. They twinkled down at me, like a huge handful of diamonds someone had coated in glue and thrown on the ceiling. - Author: Kelly Batten
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#89. There's a reason we'll all end up with just a handful of true friends in our life. These are the people that have taken the time to look at our heart, so despite any flaws they're forever in our lives. - Author: Ron Baratono
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#90. Night to night, doing the clubs is a lot of fun too because you have a lot more freedom and you don't have to worry about swearing or going off the script or going long or going short. If you bomb, only a handful of people see it. On TV, a lot of people see it. - Author: Gary Gulman
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#91. If the fire was too hot, you could hardly keep the pudding from scorching by tossing a handful of raisins in the pot. - Author: George R R Martin
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#92. That it doesn't matter if you live a billion years, or just a short handful like Jake. It's how bright you burn while living them that really matters, and Jake burned so bright it hurt my eyes. - Author: Kate McCarthy
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#93. If it was true. This case was jammed with lies, couldn't grab hold of it without getting a handful. - Author: Tana French
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#94. As you sift through this very solid-looking body, you have to go only so far before you end up with a handful of nothing. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#95. Jamie popped a handful of Skittles into his bottle of Grolsch. He took a swig and savoured the tangy sweets shrinking in his mouth. He glanced up at the pictures on the pub wall: Alexander Graham Bell, Busby the bird and Sam Spade. The picture of Bogart made Jamie want to put a fag in his mouth - Author: Nasser Hashmi
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#96. Amelia looked at the eggs-like sickly, jaundiced eyes-and thought of her own eggs, a handful left, old shrivelled like musty dried fruit where once they must have been bursting toward the light- - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#97. When I began visiting Bordeaux in 1979, only a handful of writers were there to taste the wines in the spring (and nearly all were British). - Author: Robert M. Parker Jr.
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#98. We would live together and weave out lives into one another's and hold on to a sacred sisterhood that only a handful of women ever experienced. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#99. The title song of David Bowie's 'Young Americans' is one of his handful of classics, a bizarre mixture of social comment, run-on lyric style, English pop and American soul. - Author: Jon Landau
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#100. [Sadly] the first thing we tell our young converts, the babes in Christ, is, 'Here is a handful of tracts- now get out and get busy! - Author: A.W. Tozer
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